Using Road Features for Navigation

Posted 21 Jul 2003 at 20:20 UTC by steve Share This

There are a lot of robot builders out there working on robots for the DARPA Grand Challenge. One the requirements is navigating public roads. Following a public road isn't as easy as it sounds and new approaches are always turning up. A new research paper proposes the use of cross-walks and staircases as useful road navigation features. They are easy to detect because they are usually composed of alternating black and white concurrent lines.

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